˚

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˚ U+02DA, ˚
RING ABOVE
˙
[U+02D9]
Spacing Modifier Letters ˛
[U+02DB]
̊ U+030A, ̊
COMBINING RING ABOVE
̉
[U+0309]
Combining Diacritical Marks ̋
[U+030B]
See also: °

Translingual[edit]

Description[edit]

A small circle, to be placed above a character.

Diacritical mark[edit]

˚

  1. The ring, a diacritical mark.
  2. See º for the masculine cardinal number indicator.
  3. See ° for the degree sign..

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originated as a small letter o written above the letter u, from an earlier spelling uo.

Diacritical mark[edit]

˚

  1. A diacritical mark of the Latin script, called kroužek (ring) in Czech, and found on Ů/ů.

Usage notes[edit]

On the letter Ů/ů, the ring indicates that it is pronounced as Ú/ú but may alternate with O/o in grammar.